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Discovery Hub Opens Its Fourth Season

7 October, 2019

With the beginning of the 2019/2020 Academic year, CERGE-EI’s Economics Discovery Hub (EDH) launches its new season. As always, the EDH will offer free courses and workshops focused on Soft Skills, Applied Data Science and Economics.

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Students Chose Christian Ochsner for Švejnar-Terrell Teaching Prize

3 October, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Christian Ochsner was awarded this year's Jan Švejnar and Katherine Terrell Teaching Prize. The award is based on the students' course instruction in CERGE-EI's core and field graduate courses.

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PhD and MAER Orientation Week Starts, MAE Students Finish First Project

23 September, 2019

The Orientation Week for the new PhD in Economics and Master in Economic Research (MAER) students started today. We are proud to welcome 21 students in both study programs.

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Former CERGE Director Prof. Kánský Passed Away

20 September, 2019

It is with deep sadness that we inform you that Professor Karel Kánský passed away on Sunday, September 15. Professor Kánský played an important role in establishing CERGE-EI and contributed fundamentally to introducing the principles of the market economy to Czech and Slovak society after the fall of communism.

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IMF Presentation on Demographic Trends at CERGE-EI

19 September, 2019

An IMF study on demographic trends in central and eastern European countries and their implications will be presented at CERGE-EI on October 23.

One of the authors, Andreas Tudyka (IMF) will speak about the problem of aging and decreasing population that is relevant for the whole region. These changes will inevitably affect growth, living standards and fiscal sustainability.

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